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    July 12, 2012
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day in baltimore. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. >> good morning. great to see you back. good morning. not tracking any delays on the north side. 57 as you make your way over towards 83. on the northwest corner of the beltway, 57. the speech continues all the way down. not bad on eastbound 70 in from 29 towards the beltway. 60 on the b-w parkway troweling down from 100 -- traveling down from 100. the j.f.x. in great shape to and from the beltway. this is the beltway on the west side at security. some building volume in the outer loop. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> a major announcement out of
anne arundel county concerning the police chief. >> he received a no-confidence vote from the police union. he said he is stepping down. jennifer franciotti has more details. >> the no-confidence vote came after he was accused of doing nothing about john leopold. pamela davis will lead the department. she has been on the police force since 1993. she will be the department's first female police chief. she holds a master's degree from johns hopkins. >> i think that is a good step. but i do think in the long time, because of what the department is going through and because the will be more investigations, they probably need to do a
national search. >> the announcement of the retirement of james teare was made on wednesday by the state's prosecutor's office. jennifer franciotti reporting live. >> the fraternal order of police submits a report outlining major problems that they say need to be fixed. among them corruption and high crime as part of a massive overhaul of the department. the department was called outdated. they want city officials to review police policies. you can find the complete report on our website, the city board of estimates reports a new contract for fire chief james clack. jack young and joe pratt voted against the agreement. this comes the same week two
companies have shut down. the mayor recommended the rays citing his work record -- the hisr recommended the raise work record. the new contract gives the chief more than a 3% pay increase over each of the next five years. >> protesters rallied against proposed tax breaks for the superblock project in west baltimore. the city board of estimates gave a thumbs-up to the project. the waiver would be followed by five years of incremental tax increases. the dispute between the mayor and joan pratt continues.
pratt contends she is circumventing the procurement process using the phone equipment. >> what do i want a response to her comment. the contract saves the city money. >> in motion for a new phone system contract with ibm was -- >> the attorney for julius henson wants his client released from jail. his attorney filed a request citing the health of henson's mother. he is serving a 60-day jail sentence. a judge has denied that request. -- will learn the
before the findings are release, at several key figures are defending themselves in the court of public opinion. we have the latest from state college, pennsylvania. >> as jerry sandusky sits in a jock, some 08 another verdict. >> the mandate is clear. >> and state hired louis free -- ree. state hired louis fo >> this examination will look into any gaps and -- >> the report is expected to be critical of joe paterno. sandusky was seen showering with a young boy in the coaches' locker room.
the late coach is a family is already on the defensive. also posted to the website was a letter written by joe paterno in the final weeks of his life. he said, i feel compelled to say that this is not a football scandal. the football president is bracing for a critical report. he said there was never any incident involving sandusky that involved criminality of any kind. the university will get the report the same time the public does. what steps are necessary to put this era behind them. that letter was sent to was former football players as well. he defended the athletic department as a whole. chris pallone, wbal-tv 11 news.
>> there was a massive fire on a south baltimore playground. take a look at the video. this happened on wednesday evening. the fire spread throughout the playground. 67 degrees on tv hill. new evidence in the trayvon martin case. >> dead on arrival. repeal of the new health care law will not go any further when we cover the nation. >> more on weather and traffic when we come back. [ male announcer ] now at your neighborhood subway:
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>> welcome back. 5:10. 75 degrees downtown. this is a nice start for us on this testimony. the dew points are running in the low 60's. 67 in parkton. mid 60's in westminster. 76 in annapolis. a mixture of sun and clouds. it will be warm but not to humid. an isolated thunderstorm possibility in the forecast this afternoon. high temperature of 89. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. >> new evidence in the george zimmerman case is expected to be released today. the state attorney believes she has additional evidence that
backs up her case, but she did not give specifics. george zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder in the death of trayvon murder. republican opposition to the health care law turned into a house vote for repeal on wednesday to repeal the so- called obamacare law. five democrats did cross party lines. the bill has no chance to make it through the senate. >> do you ever feel the need to geek out? comic-book enthusiasts are on site in san diego for comic-con. through sunday anda
showcases, books, tv, and movies. >> some people should not wear a full body spandex. kids owning cell phones before they reach middle school? >> some say it is a good idea. >> we will let you know if there are any delays to expect an any are any delays to expect an any
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. not bad as you travel. speeds around 60 miles per hour through the parkville region. no problems as you get closer to the west side. 66 on southbound 83. if you plan to travel on 95, speeds around 63 coming down from the white marsh area. the area at tunnels and bridges are checking out just fine. here's a quick live look at traffic. southbound traffic from the cold spring lane moving well into town. the west side is picking up a little bit in volume. a smooth start to your morning commute this thursday. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. good morning. >> good morning. we're moving along nicely on the
rails. no delays on the penn, camden, and brunswick lines. light rail is on schedule. metro subway on time. a few construction-related diversions on the buses. the 22 bus is diverting at mason. now back to tony pann. >> thank you. good morning. the dew points are running in the low 60's. 67 at the airport. 69 degrees in rising sun. the dew point is 63 at the airport. this is a nice treat for us this time of year. this water vapor loop and you can see it trapped south of us. there is a friend trapped southeast part of the country. we could use some of this rain
but i think it will stay south of us as we go into the weekend. there could be an isolated thunderstorms in some neighborhoods but we're into the dry pattern for a while. a mixture of sun and clouds. 20% chance for a thunderstorm this afternoon. the average high temperature this time of year is now 88. that is the highest average temperature that we get in baltimore. this is the hottest part of the year. at out,re taking the bowed ou the bay water temperatures are in the 80's. a little better chance for afternoon thunderstorms at the beach on friday, saturday, and sunday. high temperatures generally in the a's. here come, at 89 again tomorrow.
90 on saturday. there is a slight chance for an afternoon thunderstorm. -- high temperatures generally in the 80's. we could use some rain fall. >> the federal trade commission issues tips to deal with annoying robocalls. the sec says to hang up -- the ftc says to hang up. ask the provider to block your number. a survey shows six out of 10 parents have given their tween cell phones. 82% of parents said price
determine the type and level of service of phone. 99% of parents said they have no regrets about buying sell phones for their kids. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. what do you think is a reasonable age for a child to get their first cell phone? you can share your response on, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to when it comes to baby registries, keep more money in your wallet for later. some tips to get the best bang for your buck. >> it is easy to get sidetracked when choosing items for a baby registry. bells and't need whistles on these items. >> experts suggest parent star
with everyday needs like a top notch car seat, a good diaper bag, and planned for later things like high chairs. askingbe shy about a for big-ticket items like cribs and strollers. soft bedding can be a hazard in a crib. and for gift givers, resist the temptation to go off the registry. >> there are lots of things that a mom and dad think will help them in the first year or two. >> back to you. >> bookings that upscale hotels are on the rise. foreclosures continue to plague
the baltimore area. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> good morning. the most recent report on home foreclosures. 700,000 from a million. the areas hardest hit in the past year include baltimore city and queen anne's county. the demand helped to boost second quarter earnings by 6%. the four seasons in baltimore place soon offer condo units. futures this morning were on the defensive this morning. kind of a carryover from yesterday.
we saw the fed policy makers in disagreement about how to boost the economy. we did closed lower. 13% of respondents of a survey said they have their sights set on the holiday season. they have started shopping. one in five plants to take advantage of july clearance sales to stock up. some say they are completely done. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. person, butized come on. christmas shopping already? >> some new life on ebay. >> some people do not like these generic versions. some people go to great lanes to find the real stuff and it is becoming a hot seller on
ebay. and changes coming to facebook. >> thank you. >> 67 degrees on tv hill. ware.oot drivers be wh >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. what you think is a reasonable wage for a child to get their first cell phone? you can share your response on, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to
>> if you like to punch the gas, think twice next time. >> all four wheels of the's of that bus just hit you, carl
otta. the cameras will operate monday through friday. a fifth camera may also get approval. you can see a complete list of all the active cameras on our website, >> carlotta it is getting that beautiful car. new speed cameras are going up in baltimore county today. some cameras have been deactivated early this week because not enough people are running red lights. the cameras are costing the county to much money to operate. >> shame on them for driving the speed limit. >> 5:26.
maryland's attorney general tries to clarify a controversial new bill. >> anne arundel county is looking for a new police chief. >> the closer the better when it comes to parking your car. what the i-team uncovered. >> we can certainly use some rain. >> we will check on an accident in columbia. we will check for delays around
>> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. it is starting out nice. at this time ofee
year with the dew points. let's look at the current conditions. upper 60's temperature-wise. the wind is calm and that is our forecast. partly cloudy skies. some could see an isolated shower. high temperature of 89 degrees. we could really use some rain and i do not see a lot on the horizon. >> one problem in howard county in colombia along columbia road near can mills road. closures are in effect along columbia road because of a fatal accident -- . we will keep you posted. 63 on southbound 95. moving well through howard county. on the northwest corner of the
beltway, 64 as you make your approach to 795. 62 through the parkville region on the north side of the beltway. here's a quick live look at traffic. the harrisburg expressway is very light traffic all the way down to the beltway. this is 95 in harford county south of mountain road and we're problem free. southbound traffic moving well all the way down to the fort mchenry. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> anne arundel county police chief james teare decides to step down. >> the resignation was announced on wednesday. jennifer franciotti is live with the latest. >> the statement from john the chief office -- "
has decided to retire to spend more time with his family." that is the official version. until a full-time replacement is found, major pamela davis will lead the department. she has been on the department since 1993. she will be the first female chief of police. she graduated from the fbi national academy. >> i think that is a good step, a good interim step. but i do think in the long term, because of what the department is going through and because there will be more investigations, they probably need to do a national search. >> police chief james teare is stepping down after receiving a no-confidence vote. this came after he was accused of not doing anything about john
leopold's alleged misuse of police detail. it is not known how long major davis will be the interim police ochief. >> we drop a bright line on misconduct or corruption whether it comes from a clerk in the police department. and somebody who knows policing well. >> we get a police chief out of anne arundel county who comes in and runs our agency, affixes our agency. >> his retirement is effective as of august 1. reporting live, jennifer franciotti. >> police are asking for your help finding a sexual assault suspect. a woman was assaulted back in july 1. the victim was approached at gunpoint and the suspect attacked her.
police looking for these men they say were involved in a sexual assault of a young girl. investigators say mikris jackson and lawrence mayo led two gir ls through the woods where the men engaged in sexual activity with a 13-year-old girl. anyone with information should call the special victims unit. >> landlords have no legal basis to evict tenants who own pit bull-type dogs. it is not yet in effect, landlords cannot take action against tenants. dog owners can be liable for attacks. caregivers of the spca call the
opinion a small step in the right direction. >> landlords are worried. this is a temporary fix for them. they didn't have to evict anyone. a more permanent solution would put everybody at east. >> it doesn't carry the force of law. people should consult their legal counsel about the issue. how some city employees got prime parking spaces at your expense. one member is calling for more audits. the supervisor allowed city workers to use taxpayer money to build five parking spots and a motorcycle pad closer to the building where their work. richard cooper is the transportation means chief and he took responsibility for the job when he was asked about it. >> you know there is a department lot right there.
does it make sense when you have plenty of parking? >> we thought about it but the work was already done. >> the spending of the public's money and time. >> councilman stokes is pushing for the council to push a vote for the agency to be audited every two years. 5:36. 67 degrees on tv hill. a cocktail a day may keep the bone loss away. >> how you can trick yourself into feeling less hungry. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. what do you think is a reasonable age for a child to get their first cell phone? you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to
>> we continue to monitor an accident in columbia.
>> welcome back. 75 degrees downtown. in the 60's in the suburbs. the dew points have dropped into the low 60's. let's look at the current conditions. 62 in york, pennsylvania. 67 degrees in hagerstown. a mixture of sun and clouds. high temperature, 89 degrees. an isolated thunderstorm is possible. the best chance is south of baltimore. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into
the weekend. stay with us. >> having a cocktail each day could help women prevent bone loss. >> a new study followed a group of post menopausal women that were former drinkers. after, their turnover rates return to their previous levels. take small bites of your food when we're growing up. >> your mother may have been right about this. researchers gave more than 300 college students a full bagel or one that was cut into four and different places. ieces. then there were given a free lunch. eating four pieces may have trekked their brain into thinking there was more food.
>> 67 degrees on tv hill. trade rumors swirl. the orioles plan to stay in the hunt for the playoffs. >> i have the last jersey that cal ripken war as an oriole. more information including the induction of cal ripken. >> if you're a fan of 80 degree temperatures, you'll like but temperatures, you'll like but tony has to sa it's the perfect match for the perfect moment --
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. will been tracking an accident in columbia. we're trying to confirm that columbia road maybe reopen. you may want to avoid that
intersection. pulaski highway at my ministry, we have an accident in the city. 65 -- pulaski haole at monument we switch over to a live view of traffic and this is not 50 at sandy point. this is 95 coming down from 152, mountain road. the speech continued down towards the fort mchenry. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. nicely onoving along the marc trains. the penn, camden, and brunswick lines on schedule. light rail is on schedule. metro subway is on time. the 13, 48, and 54 buses operating with delays.
now back to tony pann. >> thank you. we could use some rain. morning to say good ava marie. she is that the sports legends museum at camden yards. >> we're talking all about sports, especially local sports. >> uh-oh. >> did you lose us? good deal. so anyway -- [no audio] >> we lost ava. let's talk about some weather. 67 degrees at the airport. the dew points are a special treat this morning. they are running in and in the
low 60's. that is why it feels comfortable out there. you can see the moisture is down to the south. there is a front that has stalled across the carolinas. that is worthy much-needed rain is taking place. it is pretty dry around here. this will stay in about the same place. we have a slight chance for a thunderstorm this afternoon. i didn't see any big rain events on the horizon in the short term. a mixture of sun and clouds. it will be warm but not humid. a slight chance for a thunderstorm this afternoon. 290 temperature, upper 80's degrees. the average high temperature is 88 degrees. that is the highest average temperature that we have in
baltimore. this is the warmest part of the year. it has been as cool as 53. if you take the boat out, it should be a good day for that. bay water temperatures are really warm. high tide at fort mchenry at 1:50 p.m. if you're going to the beach, i would still go. 20% chance for a thunderstorm today, tomorrow, and saturday with temperatures near 90. the chance for rain goes up next week. a widespread rain event could be on tuesday or wednesday. are we going to talk to ava? no. >> the house passes a bill to repeal president obama's health
care law. >> the bill is not going any weight in the senate. brian mooar has the details. >> welcome to groundhog day. >> on this vote -- >> house republicans passed the bill to repeal obamacare. >> making it harder for small businesses to hire new workers. >> the house repeal bill is dead on arrival. republicans say it shows a lot in this election year. now it is on to the fight over extending the bush-era tax cuts. >> we have a terrible economy. we need to be creating jobs. >> senate leaders decided
against a quick vote on the president's plan while they count heads and plan strategy. brian mooar, wbal-tv 11 news. >> 5:49. 67 degrees on tv hill. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers.
>> a survey shows six at 10 parents of children ages to 12 have given their children cell phones. 82% of parents said price determined the price of phone they selected. and it to % said they spend less than 7 $5 a month on the child's
cell phone service. >> let's get to some of your answers. >> this morning we asked -- what do you think is a reasonable age for a child to get their first cell phone? [laughter] >> provided the kids answer when you call them. keep sending us those responses. we will read more of your responses in the next hour and post all of them on the front page of our website, >> a wise man, that stan stovall. the orioles will gather as a team later today at camden yards for a workout.
they resume their season tomorrow against the tigers. there's been a lot of talk about what the orioles may do it as we approach the trading deadline. a lot may depend on what the orioles to during the next 11 games. they play the tigers, the twins, and then cleveland and tampa and oakland. upgrading the starting rotation is a priority. the orioles get nick markakis back when they play the tigers tomorrow. we'll see what happens when the season resumes. the orioles will start in second place. toronto and boston are nine and a half back. no team in the american league east has a sub .500 record.
can the orioles hang in the pennant race? right now they are the second wild-card team. the olympics begin in london at the end of the month. that is where ray lewis is spending some time, spreading his own football gospel. >> if i could spend some time with them and speak with them and share with me that they did not have the money. i'm not looking for money. so to have me come here for the decision are me telling my team i want to go to london, i want to talk to them and sit down and talk to those young man. >> i'm going to be with ray rice tomorrow his second anti- bullying rally and that is free
to the kids. >> when ray lewis asks what time is it, do the kids look to big ben? thank you. >> from energy drinks to entrees. you can score for for ree. >> the campaigning continues for the president and his opponent. strangeere's something in the neighborhood, you know the rest. >> i do not see a lot of rain on the horizon. >> some good news on the accident in columbia. we will check for delays that are starting to form around the area.
>> anne arundel county police chief steps down. >> penn state braces for what might be an explosive report. >> a call for a massive overhaul at the baltimore city police department. major problems that need to be addressed. >>, slobber this weather will continue -- how much longer this 80 degree weather will continue. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group]